furious over a claim about an unflattering photo of the Quran on Facebook
The group chanted “God is Great” while setting fire to the centuries-old temples.
"I have seen 11 wooden temples, two of them 300 years old, torched by the mob. They looted precious items and Buddha statues from the temples. Shops owned by Buddhists were also looted," local journalist Sunil Barua said.violence was sparked by a photo posted on Facebook that allegedly insulted Islam.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/...88T03I20120930which they claimed was posted by Uttam Barua, a local Buddhist man
Barua did not post the photo, and that he was linked to the photo after group called 'Insult Allah' tagged his name on the image.
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/09/3...in-bangladesh/The protesters said the picture had been posted by a Buddhist and they marched to Buddhist villages and set fire to temples and houses.
http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/...angladesh.htmlThe riots later spread to Patia, home to a sizable Buddhist population, outside the southeastern port city of Chittagong, where mobs attacked and vandalised three temples
I can't wait for laws against blasphemy against the prophet are passed. No doubt this sort of thing will be legalized to assuage the perpetually outraged sensibilities of Muslims.
This may be an alternate image that supposedly sparked the violence: